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VTTI offers insight into 2020 U.S. traffic fatality estimates

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced its its preliminary estimates for motor vehicle fatalities in the second quarter of 2020. Although the full data set is not yet available for analysis, VTTI is offering insights into these early projections for public awareness.

Ray Pethtel

In memoriam: Ray Douglas Pethtel, Jr., transportation visionary

Pethtel, former director of the Center for Transportation Research at Virginia Tech, played a significant role in positioning the university as a leader in transportation research and technology.

Academy Induction - Photo by Peter Means

Tom Dingus inducted into the Academy of Engineering Excellence at Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech's College of Engineering inducted five new members into the Academy of Engineering Excellence, to be celebrated at an induction ceremony in 2021


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